Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Newport

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£6

Average

£7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bristol to Newport will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

Megabus
10:50Bristol0h45 11:35Newport
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£61One-way
Megabus
09:05Bristol0h45 09:50Newport
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£61One-way
Megabus
21:10Bristol0h45 21:55Newport
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£61One-way
Megabus
20:05Bristol0h45 20:50Newport
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£61One-way
Megabus
22:59Bristol0h46 23:45Newport
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£71One-way

Bus Timetable Bristol to Newport

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Megabus
01:20Bristol0h50 02:10Newport
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Megabus
09:05Bristol0h45 09:50Newport
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National Express
10:00Bristol0h40 10:40Newport
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Megabus
10:50Bristol0h45 11:35Newport
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Megabus
20:05Bristol0h45 20:50Newport
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Megabus
21:10Bristol0h45 21:55Newport
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Megabus
22:59Bristol0h46 23:45Newport
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Megabus
23:59Bristol0h46 00:45Newport
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Bus times from Bristol to Newport

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

45 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

31 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Bristol for Newport every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 31 km distance in an average of 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

National Express
10:00Bristol0h40 10:40Newport
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£111One-way
Megabus
21:10Bristol0h45 21:55Newport
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£61One-way
Megabus
09:05Bristol0h45 09:50Newport
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£61One-way
Megabus
20:05Bristol0h45 20:50Newport
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£61One-way
Megabus
10:50Bristol0h45 11:35Newport
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£61One-way

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Overview: Coach from Bristol to Newport

distanceDistance19 miles (31 km)
durationAverage coach duration45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Bristol to Newport cover the 19 miles (31 km) long journey taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £7, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Newport, Queensway.

Coach companies: National Express Bristol to Newport

For as little as £6 you can travel by coach from Bristol to Newport with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bristol - Newport coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £9

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Bristol and Newport due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Bristol to Newport

You can travel by bus from Bristol to Newport in a fast and efficient manner, so you’ll be at your destination in no time at all. With there being around 90 buses each week operating this service, you’ll have a great schedule to choose from. With buses taking, on average, about 40min, you’ll be in Newport before you know it. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the journey. With the added benefit that all routes are direct, you won’t have to worry about changing along the way.

   

Bristol to Newport Bus Time: Daily Departures

There are many buses that depart from Bristol on a regular basis, so you'll be able to find one which suits your needs. The earliest bus tends to leave at around 1:00 a.m. throughout the week except Thursdays, when it leaves at 1:45 a.m. Whilst the latest bus that departs Bristol for Newport is at 11:45 p.m. across the week, except Tuesdays and Wednesday when it leaves at about 11:59 p.m. In between these departure times there are around 11 buses departing each day, so you won't have to wait for long until the next service.

How long is the journey by bus from Bristol to Newport?

The bus journey from Bristol to Newport is fast and efficient, so you’ll be at your destination in good time. The fastest bus tends to take about 40min, with the longer journeys being around 50min. The average time for this journey is 40min though, with most of the buses having this journey duration. The travel times tend to vary depending on which provider that you travel with.

Newport Beach Port Bench. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bristol to Newport?

Departure bus station: All buses depart from Bristol bus station, which is located in the heart of the city. You can get to the bus station from popular areas, such as Castle Park, in about 9min. At the bus station you will find a range of facilities which will help you prepare for your journey. You can use automated ticket machines, waiting facilities and toilets before you board. Whilst there are also food outlets, coffee shops, newsagents and payphones too.

Arrival bus station: All buses arrive into Newport bus station, which is located in the centre of the city. You can get to popular attractions, such as Newport Museum and Art Gallery, in around 5min on foot. At the bus station you will be able to use toilet facilities as well as access food establishments, coffee shops and a convenience store.

Which bus companies travel from Bristol to Newport?

There are two bus companies that complete the journey from Bristol to Newport, so you’ll have a great timetable to pick from. You can take a bus with either National Express or Megabus, which both provide great value fares. Offering a regular service between Bristol and Newport, it won’t take long before you’re in the Welsh city. All buses operate a direct service from Bristol bus station, with there being around 90 departures per week.

National Express buses from Bristol to Newport

National Express Bristol to Newport buses are a very reliable option, with there being nine departures every day of the week. The first bus leaves at 1:45 a.m. each day, with the last departure being at 11:45 p.m. There are about 63 departures in total throughout the week, so you’ll have a great choice of journeys to pick from. No matter if you’re travelling for business or pleasure, the National Express route has a range of times which are suitable for everyone. The average journey time for this provider is around 40min, so it won’t take long either to complete the trip. All the journeys are direct, so you won’t have to transfer along the way.

Megabus buses from Bristol to Newport

Megabus also provides a great service from Bristol to Newport, with there being a full timetable throughout the week as well. There are around 27 buses that depart Bristol for Newport each week with this provider, with them all being direct. On Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays there are four buses, with the earliest at 1:00 a.m. and the latest at 9:10 p.m. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays there are also four buses, with the earliest departure being at around 1:00 a.m. and the last one at 11:59 p.m. On Thursdays there are three buses that leave each day, with the earliest departure being 02:20 and the last one being 9:10 p.m. The average journey time for this provider is approximately 45min, so it won’t be a long journey for you between these two cities.

Bus Bristol to Newport: Services on board

Both National Express and Megabus provide a great experience for customers on their top-of-the-range coaches. There are no First Class tickets available, however all seating is comfy and spacious. Complimentary Wi-Fi and charging points are also available across the fleet. On National Express buses you can check-in two bags that cannot exceed 44 lbs (20 kg) each, as well as taking an item of hand luggage on board.

Megabus has a policy of one item of hand luggage and one check-in bag which weighs no more than 50 lbs (22 kg). You can only take assistance dogs on board the buses, with all other pets not being permitted. Bikes are not permitted on board these buses, unless they are folded bikes. For those that are travelling in a wheelchair, you should call up in advance so that the provider can ensure the bus is wheelchair compatible and that there are lifts at your stops. If you have a hidden disability, you can call up prior to your journey and get a lanyard, which the staff are trained to recognise so that they can offer assistance.

How to find cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Newport?

It is easy to get cheap tickets from Bristol to Newport, with there being several ways to go about reducing your ticket cost. One of the best ways to get a lower cost bus ticket from Bristol to Newport is to book as far in advance as possible. With bus tickets going on sale well in advance of their departure date, you will likely find that tickets are cheaper if you get in there early. It’s also helpful to be flexible with your journey time, as this can help reduce the cost of your fare. For instance, if you want to travel on a Wednesday afternoon, you might find cheaper tickets on a Wednesday morning or evening. Coachcards are also a great way to lower the cost of bus travel. You can get senior coachcards, young person’s railcards and disabled coachcards, which all provide great discounts.

Newport Elbreakers Mansion. Source: Shutterstock

To Newport by bus – travel tips

Newport is a lovely city to visit with many great attractions, so it’s always a good idea to plan your trip before you arrive. Begin at Tredegar House, which is a historic National Trust property. Then head over to the Newport Transporter Bridge, which gives uninhibited views of the city. The Newport Wetlands is also a great place to go to, with there being a range of animal and plant species for you to enjoy.

Stay with nature and go and visit Belle Vue Park, which has some great stalls that sell homemade pizzas, cakes and bread. Next up is Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, which is another historic site where you can imagine what life was once like in Roman Britain. Finish off your trip by heading over to Wentwood Forest, where you can escape into nature and enjoy an afternoon of hiking.

Travel Tips: Coach to Newport from Bristol

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FAQs

How much does a cheap coach between Bristol and Newport cost?

You can find a cheap coach from Bristol to Newport for some dates and times for as low as £6  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of coach tickets from Bristol to Newport?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bristol to Newport coach prices are on average £7  one way.

How many miles is it from Bristol to Newport by coach?

The Bristol to Newport coach distance is approximately 19 miles (31 km).

How long does it take from Bristol to Newport by coach?

While the time it takes to travel 19 miles (31 km) to Newport from Bristol can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Bristol to Newport is on average 45 min.

What is the departure coach station in Bristol and arrival coach station in Newport?

When taking the coach to Newport from Bristol, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout. Your route can end in coach stations such as Newport, Queensway and Newport, Kingsway.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Newport, Queensway.

Where is the coach station in Bristol to go to Newport? Where is the coach station in Newport located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Bristol Temple Meads, located approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre of Bristol. The most popular arrival coach station in Newport, called Newport, Queensway, is located around 0.1 miles (136 m) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me to Newport from Bristol?

If you're looking for coaches from Bristol to Newport, you can rely on Megabus or National Express to get you to Newport. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Bristol to Newport trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I buy a direct coach from Bristol to Newport?

If you’re looking for a direct coach from Bristol to Newport, consider travelling with National Express or Megabus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.

When can I take the first coach from Bristol to Newport? When can I take the last coach for the day?

The earliest coach departing from Bristol to Newport leaves at 09: 05. The last coach departing from Bristol to Newport leaves at 22: 59. You can find the latest Bristol to Newport coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Bristol to Newport coach tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a coach between Bristol and Newport to cost on average £7 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Bristol to Newport coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.